|Being Ideal Readers: 2 putting it all together - Tim Bulkeley|
In part two we get drawn to the hymn in Phil 2 and discover not only what Jesusâ disscension is all about, but also get to understand the talk of us being gifts in Eph 4:11-13 better. (If you have not listened to part 1 do listen to that first.)
Keywords: context; ephesians; Jesus; philippians; Reading
|E100-84: Philippians 4:2 - 4:9: Rejoice in the Lord - Dr Tim Bulkeley|
Unlike Paul's other letters Philippians seems disjointed which can make it difficult to read. Goodspeed wrote that: In chapter 1 he is making the best of his imprisonment; in chapter 2 he is sending Epaphroditus back to them; in chapter 3 he bursts forth against the Judaizers; in chapter 4 he acknowledges the gift Epaphroditus has brought him. Paul is usually much more orderly than this. Polycarp (c.60-150AD) writing to the Philippians mentions that Paul "wrote letters" (plural) to Philippi...
Keywords: E100; letters; Paul; Philippians